Centerpoint Energy announces quarterly income

Houston, Texas-based domestic energy supplier Centerpoint Energy has reported net income of $81m (£51m), or $0.20 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010, compared with $86m, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the same period in 2009.  

Operating income for the second quarter of 2010 was $263m, compared with $253m in the same period of 2009.